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" Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the beautiful and perfect, that every one should study, by all methods, to nourish in his mind the faculty of feeling... "
Loudon's Architectural Magazine - Page 349
edited by - 1834
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Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship: A Novel, Volume 2

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Thomas Carlyle - 1824 - 294 pages
...was 'not unskilful on the violin, he had formed a very curious domestic band. He was wont to say : " Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the beautiful and perfect; that every one should study...
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Leigh Hunt's London Journal, Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - 1834
...selfconceit, stupidity, or hypochondria, that renders him unpliant and unguidable. A good Daily Memorandum. Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impression of the beautiful and the perfect ; that every one should...
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Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Volume 2

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1840
...was not unskilful on the violin, he had formed a very curious domestic band. He was wont to say : " Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the beautiful and perfect, that every one should study,...
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 2

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1856
...stern and more than Spartan simplicity of life, and elevation of purpose. It lives too fa"st. Thoreau. Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the beautiful and perfect, that every one should study,...
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Cottage Residences: Or, A Series of Designs for Rural Cottages and Cottage ...

Andrew Jackson Downing - 1856 - 215 pages
...are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest, BO easily do the spirit and the sense grow dead to the impression of the Beautiful and the Perfect, that every person should strive to nourish in his mind the faculty of feeling these things, by everything in his...
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The Collected Works of Thomas Carlyle, Volume 15

1864
...was not unskilful on the violin, he had formed a very curious domestic band. He was wont to say : " Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the beautiful and perfect, that every one should study,...
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The China magazine: a ... miscellany, Volumes 1-2

1868
...purChinese. chased the tiger for twenty dollars and let him go. The people laughed at him very MEN are BO inclined to content themselves with what is commonest, the spirit and the much at this, for the scholar was so poor that, his wife having died, he could not afford senses so...
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The California Scrap-book: A Repository of Useful Information and Select ...

1869 - 704 pages
...beauty of the soul. TRINITY RIVER, August, 1858. San Francisco Mirror, September 3, 1860. THE BEAUTIFUL. are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest, the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impression of the beautiful and perfect, that every one should study...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - 1872
...for the man of genius to move with airy freedom, on the pinnacle whose very aspect makes us giddy. Men are so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the beautiful and perfect ; that every one should...
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The Mystic Star, Volumes 16-17

1872
...the close of each session, which could not have been expected from any other officer. МЕХ л к к so inclined to content themselves with what is commonest ; the spirit and the senses so easily grow dead to the impressions of the beautiful and perfect, that every one should study,...
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